Ceramike - Background Information

British Studio Pottery

Winchcombe slipware mug decorated by Pat Groom Michael Cardew Wenford Bridge bowl Phil Rogers finger wiped vase

Tiled sign on the Leach Pottery in St. Ives

In 1920 Bernard Leach returned from Japan with Hamada Shoji to found the Leach Pottery in St. Ives.
Click the Leach Pottery tiles above to view a Leach St. Ives potters family tree.

Plate Design Evolution

Leach Pottery - Plate Design

Old Standard Ware Range

Leach Pottery - Old Standardware Range

Remembering Mick Casson - 10 Years On
Ladi Kwali - Winchcombe 1962


Winchcombe Pottery Slipware

Slipware production has been revived,
Mr. Cardew would have approved!

Pot Easel

The Pot Easel

A precision engineered adjustable oak stand, just right for your cherished plate, charger or dish.

Now also available in Black!

Form and Function

Functional pottery is made to be used and at the same time give pleasure to the user. Click one of the pots below to view my gallery by form and make your judgement on how well the potter has fulfilled his or her task.

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Recent Gallery Images

Leach Pottery, St.Ives - Mead Set  Leach Pottery, St.Ives - Lemonade Jug  Leach Pottery, St.Ives - Coffee Set 


Wendy Salt (Aislaby Pottery) - Click to enter the saleroom  Warren MacKenzie - American Potter - Click to enter bookshop   Aylesford Pottery teapot - Click to enter the saleroom 

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Lidded jar by Colin Pearson Brush pot by Geoffrey Whiting Teapot by Mark Griffiths Jug by Mick Casson Dish from tha Leach Pottery Bowl by Simon Leach Tea cup by David Lloyd-Jones Vase by Phil Rogers